(December 1947)

Fox, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1947
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fox Feature Syndicate, Inc.
Brand
A Fox Feature Publication
Editing
Victor Fox
Color
Color
Dimensions
7 1/2"? x 10 1/4"? [pre-War]; 7 1/4" x 10 1/8" [<= 1948]; 6 7/8" x 10 1/8" [>= 1950]
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kamen
Inks
Jack Kamen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle

Indexer Notes

Cover is not glossy.

The Shady Lady (Table of Contents: 1)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [by Otis]
Pencils
Robert Webb ?; Jack Kamen ? (Iger Shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle; Teeny; the Shady Lady; Joan Mason; Dan Garrett;
Synopsis
A female gang leader uses electricity black outs and darkness to rob banks.

Indexer Notes

Iger shop art, with strong resemblance of Webb and Kamen art; story begins inside front cover, printed in two-color, blue and black.

Death and the Dagger (Table of Contents: 2)

Inspector Roc's Felony Files / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alvin C. Hollingsworth [as A. C. Holly]
Inks
Alvin C. Hollingsworth [as A. C. Holly]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Inspector Roc; Zelda; Jack Romano; Romona; Peppi Luco

The Man Who Murdered Midas (Table of Contents: 3)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [by Otis]
Pencils
Jack Kamen ? (Iger Shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle; Professor Midas; Slim; Fatso; Joan Mason; Dan Garrett; Louie the Lug; Baby; Tony the Tout
Synopsis
Professor Midas invents a drink that turns living tissue into pure gold.

Indexer Notes

Iger shop art with women drawn by Jack Kamen.

No Motive (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
J. L. Keene
Letters
Typeset

Genre
detective-mystery

The Cunning Corpse (Table of Contents: 5)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
? [by Otis]
Pencils
? (Iger Shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle; Joan Mason; Dan Garrett; Princess Brunhild; Mike
Synopsis
Joan Mason gets into trouble investigating criminals stealing corpses.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. The Shady Lady
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. Death and the Dagger
    Inspector Roc's Felony Files
  4. 3. The Man Who Murdered Midas
    Blue Beetle
  5. 4. No Motive
  6. 5. The Cunning Corpse
    Blue Beetle
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  • Bill Devine
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Gary L. Watson
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